Frequently Asked Questions
Who pays for skilled nursing services?
- Skilled nursing services are funded privately, through a long term care insurance policy (such as Humana), Medicaid or Medicare.
- Medicaid funds may be available to those who have little or no assets or have depleted their assets in paying for their care.
- Medicare benefits may be available to those who require a short term stay for up to 100 days based on medical necessity and rehabilitation potential. Medicare benefits are not based on income.
May I have my own furniture?
Absolutely, feel free to use your furniture, pictures, and keepsakes to decorate your home here. Please make sure that you leave yourself plenty of space to get around safely.
Are pets allowed to visit?
Your pet is welcome to visit. Proper safety measures must be remembered at all times. All pets are to be kept on a leash or in a kennel and should be up to date on all vaccinations.
Will I be given a schedule?
Not at all. You are welcome to sleep in and have a late breakfast or get up early for breakfast. Lunch and dinner are also offered for extended times. Activities and ongoing projects are designed and scheduled by the Elders in each neighborhood. Any individual care will be scheduled according to your desires.
Is transportation provided?
Yes, scheduled transportation is provided and two trips are included in your monthly fee. Should you need any additional transportation during the month, you will be billed at a reasonable rate.
Is smoking allowed?
Dunbar Village is a tobacco-free campus for all residents, staff, and visitors.